Lotus leaf wrap helps serve up bundle of joy

2011-06-04 08:11:19

The zongzi rice dumpling is not the only famous Chinese food wrapped in leaves.

Improving app-iness

2011-06-03 11:30:18

Professor argues that China's rise is a result of advancements in science, consumerism and work ethic.

Chemical attraction

2011-06-03 11:15:28

Norwegian grandmother has better things to do than quietly skiing off into retirement.

Raise the red curtain

2011-06-03 08:13:52

China screens only 20 foreign films, mostly from the United States, in theaters every year, but even fewer Chinese films are allowed in US cinemas.

Part 2 of ‘romantic fantasy’ gets under way

2011-06-03 08:13:52

Chinese filmmakers generally tend to avoid supernatural subjects, as they are invariably put through greater scrutiny by the censors.

Naked truths can pack a punch or stoke the stork

2011-06-03 08:13:52

"Unconfirmed rumors" say actor Nicholas Tse allegedly took a swing at actor Edison Chen during a recent encounter among Chen, Tse and Tse's wife, actress Cecilia Cheung.

In the service of the gods

2011-06-02 08:02:28

Penpa is up at 6 am. Shivering in the icy morning winds in Lhasa, the 16-year-old lama cocoons himself in a baggy crimson sports sweater.

Massive renovations of temples bring TV to Jokhang

2011-06-02 08:02:28

The rhythmic tamping sounds accompanying the singing by workers stop worshippers and tourists flocking to Sera Monastery's Great Meeting Hall in northern Lhasa.

When the ayi quit work, we started a new life

2011-05-31 07:40:39

To ayi or not to ayi.

All that glitters is silver

2011-05-31 07:40:39

It's boom time for a small village of 1,200 families in Yunnan province, thanks to its skilled noble metal craftsmen.

In Brazil, revenge of the nannies

2011-05-29 08:00:51

In a decade working as a nanny, Andreia Soares finally joined Brazil's middle class.

Mixed marriages, with more acceptance

2011-05-29 08:00:25

For generations here in the deepest South, there had been a great taboo: publicly crossing the color line for love.